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Join the Young Adult Commission! Apply today!

Posted: August 10, 2011 by Disciples Young Adult Commission in Announcements

Sponsored by Disciples Home Missions and Supported by Higher Education and Leadership Ministries
The Young Adult Commission’s purpose is to connect and empower young adults to engage in the ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Young Adult Commission Mission Statement, adopted February 22nd, 2009

The commission is charged with:
o Connecting young adults across our denomination;
o Planning young adult events before and during general assemblies;
o Planning young adult events on local, regional and general levels;
o Working with all manifestations of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to strengthen young adult leadership;
o Providing resources to start and strengthen local and regional young adult groups; and
o Responding to the requests of our denomination, specifically its young adults, to improve young adult ministries.

Members of the commission are expected to:
o Show a passion for young adult ministries and the greater ministries of the Christian Church(Disciples of Christ) on a local and/or regional/general level;
o Serve a three year term;
o Offer your resources, passions, viewpoints, time and ideas in helping to strengthen and carry out the goals of the Young Adult Commission;
o Participate regularly in online conversations with the rest of the commission, using e-mail and other online resources;
o Participate in regularly schedule conference calls approximately once a month;
o Attend one planning meeting per year at DHM’s expense; and
o Attend General Assembly and other young adult events at your own expense, if possible.

Application requirements:
o Active member of a congregation affiliated with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ);
o Between the ages of 18 and 33 at the time of application;
o Provide at least two references from non-family members whom you have known for at least one year; and
o Applications must be postmarked by September 3rd, 2011.

Download the application here: Young Adult Comission Application. Please submit to